GOP Attorney General Jeff Sessions furthered this pro-police agenda by levying a war on reforms started by the Obama administration
Ayear after Freddie Gray‘s death while in police custody, the Justice Department released a scathing report proving the Baltimore Police Department purposely targets the city’s Black population. In the 163-page report released on Wednesday, investigators pinpointed just how the department violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
Baltimore County Police officials have not identified the officer who fatally shot Korryn Gaines. They have safety concerns for the officer.
"I would much rather prefer a judge render a not guilty verdict than to drop charges, because at some point cops have to fully go through the system and not get off in a partial way."
Perhaps Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby never saw it coming. Caesar Goodson, one of the six Baltimore police officers tried in the death of Freddie Gray, was supposed to be convicted. He was the high-profile, flagship case that Mosby touted as the dramatic example for justice that Gray’s family — and the entire Black community […]
Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero's lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
The teen shot by Baltimore police while carrying a BB gun has been identified. He's recovering from two non-threatening gunshot wounds.